Youth Worker - Part Time Weekend Overnight Awake Shift - Friday to Sunday
The HOPE Program offers emergency housing and transitional housing support to female survivors of Human Trafficking. This program will build on the skills youth currently have and assist them in becoming successful as they continue on with their life’s journey. The Youth Worker will directly support the youth in the 360°kids apartment and provide mentoring, crisis counselling and case management services in a respectful, peaceful and caring environment where they can get the support they need in order to achieve their goals.
QUALIFICATIONS OR SKILLS REQUIRED:
CYW Degree/Diploma or Post-Secondary education in a Human Service related field or the equivalent of combined education and experience working with youth. Previous experience working with street involved youth a must. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work from a trauma informed approach; possess a thorough understanding of issues pertaining to youth; understanding of domestic human trafficking; knowledge of relevant legislation and a strong understanding of case management principles. Previous experience working with and supporting youth involved in Human Trafficking an asset. Demonstrated client focused counselling skills and role modelling, with a high level of sound judgement. Must possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to be adaptable with a flexible approach taking into consideration the unique qualities of each client. Ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, and exceptional interpersonal skills that promote positive team building, negotiation and conflict resolution. Will possess a broad knowledge of community resources and the ability to strongly advocate for clients and make professional referrals. We are looking for candidates who understand the benefits of physical and outdoor activities and will be comfortable with programming which promotes a healthy lifestyle, including outdoor activities.
This role is a Part Time Overnight Awake role; Friday to Sunday; 30 hours per week. .
Must have: Current first aid/CPR certification, current vulnerable sector screening (criminal background check), car and valid driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and $2 million liability insurance.
Job Type: Part-time